Count My Vote in the News
"We are following all the state safeguards, and are using the best practices on our campaign," said Lindsay Zizumbo, executive director for Count My Vote. "With an issue that has the support of 70 percent of the people we don't need to play games -- so we'll do everything that is required to do this correctly."
The Provo Republican's latest endeavor is a clever infiltration into the Count My Vote initiative that would make moot the petition's goal of replacing the current caucus-convention nominating process with direct primaries.
Rick McKeown, co-chairman of Count My Vote, said he expected stiff opposition from parties and incumbents, "and that is what we are seeing. They will do whatever they must" to stop the initiative.
Backers of an initiative to change how Utah chooses candidates for political office plan to launch a multimedia advertising campaign as state lawmakers position themselves to counter the effort with legislation.
february 19: gov: don't play games with count my vote initiative (salt lake tribune)
Gov. Gary Herbert cautioned legislators against playing games with the Count My Vote initiative, warning that there could be a tremendous public backlash if voters are denied a meaningful voice.